IT Project Manager - #305926

Falcorp Resourcing


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Boksburg, Gauteng
Contract type: Full time
Reference: JHB000111-TR-2

We are looking for a mature, energetic, well-organized, and highly capable IT Project Manager who will be responsible for the management of moderate to highly complex programs consisting of multiple related projects. Oversee major projects, providing strategic context, direction, and leadership to the teams involved. Monitor project execution plans, resource deployment, and overall coordination efforts to ensure projects are completed on schedule and to budget.

Project Manager Responsibilities:
  • Takes responsibility for the definition, documentation and satisfactory completion of small- to medium-scale projects.
  • Identifies, assesses, and manages risks to the success of the project.
  • Ensures that realistic project and quality plans are prepared and maintained and provides regular and accurate reports to stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Ensures that quality reviews occur on schedule and according to procedure.
  • Manages the change control procedure and ensures that project deliverables are completed within planned cost, timescale and resource budgets and are signed off.
  • Provides effective leadership to the project team and takes appropriate action where performance deviates from agreed tolerances.
  • Ensures that there is a business perspective on how the new technical capabilities will be delivered to the business, including planning around key business cycles, selecting appropriate customers for migration, etc.
  • Initiates the business implementation plan, including all the activities that the business needs to do to prepare for new technical components and technologies.
  • Drives sites to deliver site implementation plans and align with the overall plan.
  • Tracks and reports against these activities to ensure progress.
  • Defines and manages the activities to ensure the achievement of the business case after delivery.
  • Outlines key business engagement messages that need to take place throughout the programme/project.
  • Develop and manage one or more defined communication channels and/or stakeholder groups.
  • Initiates communications between stakeholders, acting as a single point of contact for defined groups.
  • Facilitates open communication and discussion between stakeholders.
  • Captures and disseminates technical and business information.
  • Facilitates the business change decision-making processes and the planning and implementation of change.
Knowledge:
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite
  • Proficient in Project Management Tools
  • Financial Reporting
  • Risk Management
Qualifications
  • BSc degree (NQF 7) or Diploma (NQF 6)
  • Project Management experience gained in a complex:
  • Savings/Investments/Employee Benefits/Retirement Annuities
  • At least 5 years of experience working on complex projects.
  • Appropriate professional accreditation in Programme and or Project Management (e.g. Agile, Prince2, Managing Successful Programmes (MSP), PMP - PMBOK certification)
  • Solid direct knowledge of project management methodologies.
Attributes
  • Driven to meet deadlines.
  • Operates effectively in team and independent scenarios.
  • Articulate
  • Confident


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